Four Color #809 - The Little People
(June 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE LITTLE PEOPLE, No. 809." Code number is L.P.O.S. #809-576. Copyright 1957 by NEA Service, Inc. Based on the 1952-69 newspaper strip "The Little People" by Walt Scott. Sixth of ten Little People Four Color issues.


The Little People in the Days of Knights (Table of Contents)

The Little People / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Gantz? (painting)
Inks
David Gantz? (painting)
Colors
David Gantz? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Old One; Loop; Cork; Chub; Jinx]
Keywords
armor; brownies; elves; fairies; knights; little people; pixies; swords

[Candidates for Knighthood] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Letters
Dan Gormley

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Old One; Loop; Cork; Chub; Jinx]
Synopsis
Old One raises bumps on the others' heads when he hits them with a sword to knight them.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Days of Knights (Table of Contents: 2)

The Little People / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Gormley

Job Number
L. P. O. S. #809-576
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters
The Little People [Old One; Loop; Cork; Chub; Jinx]; The Groons; Tar (crow)
Synopsis
The Little People are sent back to the days of Chivalry when the Old One makes a wish with a magic wand. They rescue a damsel in distress from the Black Knights (the ancestors of the Groons.)

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Knight in Armor] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Chub; Jinx]
Synopsis
Chub outfits Jinx with a full set of armor, complete with can-opener.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; pantomime story. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[The Scary Shield] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Gormley

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Cork; Loop]
Synopsis
Loop is frightened by something he sees on Cork's shield--his reflection.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Little People in the Days of Knights
    The Little People
  2. 1. [Candidates for Knighthood]
    The Little People
  3. 2. The Days of Knights
    The Little People
  4. 3. [Knight in Armor]
    The Little People
  5. 4. [The Scary Shield]
    The Little People
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